For all of us, the "Jewel from the Journals" below is a prayer each of us can pray: (Reposted Facebook photo from February 5, 2018)
Before the branches of the cherry trees give us their fruit . . .
May we, as the author of this entry said, “not let the matters that are heavy on our hearts be a distraction, but a reason to seek God more.” Amen! - (Reposted Facebook photo from January 8, 2018)